The Directory of Essential Oils
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The Directory of Essential Oils

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This is a practical directory of over 80 essential oils, covering many unusual oils as well as those that are in popular use. The oils are extensively categorised, with each entry offering valuable information at a glance. Helpful descriptions are given of the oils' aromas, their chemical constituents and their effects on the mind and body. Fascinating information is also included about the oils' histories, their extraction methods, and the myths and legends associated with them. There is also useful guidance on the effects of essential oils on the skin and their use in blends and treatments.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 168 x 234 x 14mm | 299.37g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • VERMILION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 0091906679
  • 9780091906672
  • 59,316

Review quote

"The research put into the prodution of this book is mind-boggling, making it the most comprehensive collection of facts relating to essential oils ever offered with aromatherapists in mind (earlier ones were very much geared to the perfume industry) and contains much information that is not readily available from other sources. A real 'must' for every aromatherapist's bookshelf" AROMATHERAPY QUARTERLYshow more

About Wanda Sellar

Wanda Sellar is a highly respected aromatherapist of many years' standing. She is based in the South East of England.show more

Back cover copy

More and more people are discovering the benefits of essential oils. However, while the oils are safe in the hands of trained therapists, many consumers could be asking for trouble if not forewarned about the oils' various properties. This directory is a guide to using essential oils safely, healthfully and wisely. It includes all those in popular use, as well as many more unusual oils. Each oil is extensively categorised, including helpful information about its: aroma and sources history and myths properties and precautions chemical constituents effects on the mind, body and skin use in blends With an extensive glossary and blending chart, The Directory of Essential Oils is a ready reckoner that no aromatherapist should be without. 'The research put into the production of this book is mind-boggling, making it the most comprehensive collection of facts relating to essential oils ever offered with aromatherapists in mind ... and contains much information that is not readily available from other sources. A real "must" for every aromatherapist's bookshelf.' Aromatherapy Quarterlyshow more

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"The research put into the prodution of this book is mind-boggling, making it the most comprehensive collection of facts relating to essential oils ever offered with aromatherapists in mind (earlier ones were very much geared to the perfume industry) and contains much information that is not readily available from other sources. A real 'must' for every aromatherapist's bookshelf"show more
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